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    December 8, 2012
    7:00 - 10:00am PST  

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>> the top stories we are working on this saturday december the eighth. newly unsealed court documents paint a dark picture of a
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former albany middle school teacher. he is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. the u.s. supreme court prepares to rule on proposition 8. california's ban on same-sex marriage. we will have more news on this historic case. >> and after the rain and wind. the bay area is in joint sunny skies and warmer temperatures this weekend. >> we are waking up to a pretty dense fog. there is a fog advisory that has been issued. for the afternoon will be mostly sunny and slightly warmer that yesterday. into the evening we do have clear skies and it may get pretty breezy and the high elevations. visibility is down less than a quarter mile. the second look at the visibility
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charge. fairfield in concord are at about a mile. if you're going to be driving should allow yourself extra drive times and turn your headlights on. the >> temperatures are chilly for the start of this morning. 34 degrees in vallejo and we're expecting a pretty mild afternoon. 63 degrees in santa rosa and low 60's for down in the peninsula. your full extended forecast will be coming up. >> we will continue to track the weather after a few weekends of bed storm. it is expected to be a nice few days across the bay. we will turn to mike pelton os reporting from the farmers market in san francisco. to >> you can see that there in full set up mode. this
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farmers' market opens up any minute now. they have italian food, vegetables, and chocolates. for the first time in several weeks they're opening up under clear skies. over the past several is we have been pounded by wind and rain. this is not the case this morning and the sun is coming up. many people that i spoke with this morning tell me that they're very excited to spend it we game without all this rain. >> you really cannot do anything, but go wild for a split second and then go back in. >> how great for you? >> i will enjoy it. i love the sun. >> it is very hard to find anyone would disagree. some of the vendors here are wrapping up their preparations. this opens until 2:00 p.m.. they do this every saturday. if you see anything or your screen as appetizing. you just need
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ask. >> on the other news this morning on sealed documents show a picture of a of a middle school student who is accused of having a sexual relationship with one of his former students. as search warrant unveiled a web camera and a =a, a camcorder and bank statements. >> detectives came to his, they said that he was a teacher in the same school as the victim. he was aware that the victim was under age. the documents stated that the victim's father was made aware of his relationship with his teacher. the father obtained
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his cell phone records and discovered that allows a text messages have been sent to his corporate taxand videos . detectives stated that some were as lettuce midnight and past 3:00 a.m. in the morning. she was also listed as a friend on his face book page. the documents that is that he confronted his daughter. they stated said the victim told her father that the text messages were not flirtatious. this stated that he kissed her ancestor. the victim told police that of three to four occasions he kissed her between may and june at the middle school. the victim described kisses his open mouth and that he use his tongue. the document stated that he touched her over clothing while the tickets. >> police stated that he
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committed suicide if you days after his arrest. he was found dead in his car with a suicide note. >> richmond police art releasing sketches for a man who kidnapped and of salted to women. officer stated that the suspect has been attacked and women along the 23rd street corridor. the first attack happened in june. the last two attacks occurred last month. anyone with information about the suspect should contact police. >> a fatal head-on collision a contra costa, 86 the lives of a woman and a young boy. this happened friday afternoon. the chp says a sedan slammed into a big red, or brian highway. the truck was traveling
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about 55 mi. an hour. for the driver then saw traffic slowed in front of him. >> this stated that the boy was about eight to nine years old who was in the back of the oldsmobile. it said that the kid died on the same. the woman that was driving the car died later at the hospital. the truck driver was not hurt. >> still ahead on kron 4 news the nation's highest court will hear california's case on same-sex marriage. >> i would not have thought that the supreme court would have this in front of them. we have the same thing gone on with the president of the united states. i think people should i give up and there's waited for the future. >> former--we will have more reaction from people on both sides of this issue. we will
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take a live look outside and this is the view from walnut creek where there is a dense fog advisory. will have a forecast coming up in a minute.
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>> we are back. new this morning. oakland police are investigating the fatal shooting of one person, a second was wounded in a shooting in east oakland last night. it happened around midnight near the intersection of east 16th street and seminary ave. investigators found one victim dead as the scene. the second bid them was taken to the hospital where he is in stable condition. police said the two suspects were seen fleeing the area in a vehicle. that remain at large. in concord, police are investigating the death of a 21 year-old skateboarder. he was struck by a vehicle while skateboarding 3 crosswalk friday night. it happened at the intersection of madyun
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boulevard and ericsson road at about 630 last night. the state border died at the john muir memorial medical center in walnut creek. police said the driver is between what you're likely to a woman. >> a santa cruz man is accused of stealing five about dollars from company investigators. prosecutors said that robert reinhard stow the deposits from those who invested in his company and use the money to pay for personal expenses. reinhardt was indicted on eight counts of wire fraud. he made his first appearance in court on thursday and he was released on a $50,000 bond. reinhardt is scheduled to appear in court again next month. each count of wire fraud carries a potential sentence of up to 20 years in prison
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>> here is a live look at the sierra. this is a beautiful scene from the heavenly ski resort. >> it is really foggy outside. a dense fog advisory ab is an affect. into afternoon as should be sunny conditions. summit to stay we are expecting sunday skies.sunday through tuesday we are expecting sunny skies.
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this will expire about 11:00 a.m.. the visibility is down to less than a quarter of a mile. it has improved in santa rosa. you can see that it is pretty dense in the north bay as well as the inland valley spirit we are expected clearing. it will be sunny drop the day as we head into the evening hours. >> it has been a chilly start and mid 30's and santa rosa. 45 degrees currently in daly city. as we had at the the new hour was the loss 60's and the north bay. we're still dealing with a lot of fifties. it is very similar to yesterday. for those of you who are heading out in the evening it will be chilly mainly within the
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40's and '50's. >> the 7 day around the bay shows the summit conditions for the rest of the weekend and into your next work week. we have a chance of showers by wednesday. >> gas prices are finally down an average of 30¢ a around the bay. take a look at the numbers. here in san francisco, a gallon of regular gas is $3.72 a day. that is down from $4.50 a gallon last month. gas is even cheaper in the san jose area at $3.59 a gallon. last of a gallon their cost drivers $3.88. in oakland, and gas is $3.61 a gallon. that is down from last month's price of $3.90. >> the rain has stopped, but problems persist. especially with storm damages in the santa cruz mountains.
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combine hill road is open again now. but only to one lane of traffic. the slide that washed out of the road and scotts valley, is the latest on a long list the road repair projects. there is damaged at least 26 different roles. from the summit to the soquel some of them dating back almost two years. >> the county's request from both state and county disaster areas were denied. some say that the possible solution for the problem would be just ask for voters to consider a bond measure. >> as southern california couple accused of killing a retired hercules
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schoolteacher pleaded not guilty friday to murder charges. darnell and tania washington are facing felony charges of murder, robbery, burglary and carjacking. the body of 65 year-old susie ko was found in hercules come back in october. police captured the couple in washington state, after officers there spotted them and ko's stole and subaru. >> san jose police have arrested a woman suspected in a fatal gang motivated shooting. which killed a 70 year-old boy. rebecca vill- nueva is in custody. police say, daniel capetillo was gunned down, on november 30th it. detectives believe that they both did not act
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alone in the shooting. >> the high-tech industry has helped to push the bay area paychecks will it above the national average. but those same paychecks have also pushed home prices and to the stratosphere. kron4 is grant lotus reports on a new national survey, which names san francisco and san jose among the least affordable cities in the country. >> more than two-thirds of homes are too expensive for the average in come buyer. orange county is third on the list followed by los angeles and connected fairfield county. san jose grounds out the top six. if this is despite a high medium in come. willis that is too expensive for more than 50% of the residents. >> best buy has been slapped with a $20 million fine. the
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company is accused of stealing a small california company's trade secrets. analysts note, the judgment will have little financial impact for best buy, which produces $50 million in annual sales. best buy maintains that they did nothing wrong. and that promised to appeal the decision. >> the bay area best way to the brink of the new year. the biggest part is a spectacular fireworks wall be on kron 4 urs new year's live, hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich. is the only local and live show in the bay area to ring in the new year, and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever. kron 4 urs new year's live stars at 11:30 p.m. december 31st only on kron 4.
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>> president obama is asking congress for money on behalf of the states that were hardest hit by super storm
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sandy. the white house says that the president is requesting more than $60 million. in a joint statement, new york governor andrew cuomo in new jersey gov. chris christie sake, the money will help their states recover, repair, and rebuilt. if they also say the money will be used to protect a region from future storms. both governors recently went to washington to lobby lawmakers for federal funds. american airlines pilots overwhelmingly approved a new labor deal it could help the company out of bankruptcy. the allied pilots association says that three-quarters of its nearly 8000 pilots voted for the agreement. the deal includes some compromises on work rules and but benefits. >> shock, sadness and anger
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in england this morning. a nurse treating the duchess of cambridge, kate middleton for pregnancy complications apparently took her own life. it happened after that nurse took the price call from to australia and disk jockeys. they were pretended to be queen elizabeth who wanted to check what milton. the nurse put the call through. kron 4 urs catherine heenan has the story. >> this host call was heard around the world. the host of a radio show stated that they never suspected that this spring called get anywhere. but it did. they
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transferred this call and then a different nurses gave out confidential information on how the duchess was doing. they did not know whether this call was harmless or just crossing the line. they did not expect that this would happen. everyone was supportive and erode source stated that the palace never complain. the radio station facebook page has been bombarded with angry comments. >> the deejays have been taken off the air indefinitely. a corner will make the officials finis to how she died. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend will will take a look at the supreme court rule on to hear california's rule on same- sex marriage. here is a live look outside at the san
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mateo bridge.
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>> welcome back. here is a live look in san francisco ad farmers' market. after a few weeks of brain. will a very nice w >> a major development in the proposition 8 case. the u.s. supreme court agrees to review the voter approved ban on same-sex marriage in california. justices will also hear a related case concerning the defense of marriage act. kron 4 sedan kerman takes a look at what this all means. >> the u.s. supreme court decision. the initial challenge to proposition 8 was filed on behalf of two
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gay couples. when voters passed proposition 8 in 2008, when bay area couple filed a lawsuit, saying that the ban was unconstitutional and discriminatory. today they remain on the front line, saying that they want to continue to fight for equality. >> they see that this is a historic moment and this will allow them to decide every possible question. >> little says that chief justice could be pivotal in the decision. >> chief justice's tend to look at history. he prove this last term in the health-care issue. he will
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go down in history their i. he l see this as a similar issue. the cultural ties seems to have turned carry it they're not immune. >> the supreme court will take the proposition back- to-back. we will look for a decision sometime before next june. >> this is very important and this is not just for us but for kids and friendly people who do not even know the they need this yet. the
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couple has a hearing coming up march, where that would try to prove that the ban is to be lifted. though some other side of the aisle are also happy with friday's decision. because is the supreme court had denied the case. the ban on same-sex marriage would have been lifted. andy pugno from project marriage dot com spoke with kron4 about the issue. >> san that the polling today is leaning more to same-sex marriage then it was leaning in favor for right up until the election in 2008. i do not think times have changed. >> stay with kron 4 as we continue to follow the new developments. as the u.s. supreme court is ready to weigh in on the debate over same-sex marriage. >> it is a beautiful start
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to the day and here's a sampras's all skyline. is pretty much the same all around the bay. >> you concede that the clouds and the shot are dealing with partly cloudy conditions. as well as areas with patchy dense fog. a fog advisory has been issued along the delta. it is slightly warmer compared to yesterday. it will be pretty breezy in our higher elevations. this is where the fog advisory has been issued on the screen. this will expire at about 11:00 a.m.. the visibility is down to less than a quarter of a mile. if you are going to be driving in these areas you
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should allow yourself extra drive time. it is a cool start to the morning with mid 30's. >> we will talk about where the temperatures are headed and track the fog and my next forecast. >> people walking along the embarcadero and san francisco where in for a show friday afternoon. a man climbed scaffolding at pier 29. if this is video courtesy of skyes 7 ht from abc seven bills. police said that the man hit someone with a skateboard and kicked another person before he ran away to climb up the scaffolding. if people on the embarcadero were diverted to other streets. police were able to get the suspect as if the climb down. and he is now in jail this morning. >> in new york city. one man charged with pushing another to his death on the subway, is blaming voices in his
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head. he says that he did not mean to kill the 58 year-old man on monday. in a jailhouse interview, davis said that han threaten him. he was unable to control the voices telling him to push the older man into a tram. davis also a miss that he was high on drugs at the time. davis is charged with second-degree murder. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend. how is simple blood test may be able to detect signs of optimism, early.
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>> . whirlpools of this morning and president obama
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is declaring a state of national calamity today. the declaration comes in aftermath of tuesday's typhoon. it will free up emergency funds. nearly 600 people were killed, just as many are missing. officials say the search and rescue operations are struggling. >> a new study finds a connection between type 2 diabetes and high fructose corn syrup, english and u.s. see researchers studied 43 countries. to diabetes is 20% higher in countries where the sweetener is a propellant. a new experimental blood test may help detect autism. researchers tested blood samples for certain genetic markers. the test appears to
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predict autism 70% of the time in boys. and it is already been licensed for commercial development. clinical trials of the test could start early as next year. >> in today's file. it is independent him run anytime anywhere. you can search on slate giveaway u.s. be mike's expires on december 10, 2012. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy
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>> it is very difficult for you to go in walnut creek due to the fog. we will bring this closer to home and hears a south bay look. >> you concede that it is foggy in san jose and we're dealing with a dense fog this morning. as we look into afternoon we are expecting sunny skies. the skies should clear as we head into laughter know. taking a look at the dense fog advisory that marty mentioned. it is highlighted on your screen. this will remain in effect until 11:00 a.m.. you can see that it is down to zero in santa rosa. if you're going to be driving you need to turn your headlights on and give yourself extra drive time. >> it will clear up pretty
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quickly and we are expected sunshine by 10:00 a.m.. it will stay clear throughout the day as well as into the evening hours. by 8:00 p.m. wishes still be in clear skies. it is only 35 degrees in santa rosa and upper 30 is for fairfield. it is mid 40's for oakland and about 35 degrees for--it is very similar to yesterday it will be 63 degrees for san to rosa. it will be upper 50s for the coast. the 7 day around the bay shows that we are expecting the temperatures to be warmer and there is a cool off for the mid next week. >> in sports. after recovering from a serious head injury. former a's pitcher brand and mccarthy
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this is big payday. and the warriors take it andto jay-z and his nets in brooklyn. here's a gary radnich would all of your sports highlights. >> everybody loves brooklyn. joe johnson has the fastest selling a uniform and the late. curry had 28 and david lee had 38 points and 15 rebounds. the warriors turned to the hometown and 11 909 to 10209 to 102. the lakl be in town to play the next. although raiders loss for the sixth straight game.
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they are just not loosen the are getting beaten up, and blown out. this has been a very rough time for the raiders. they have a new coach and it's got everything would be good. carson palmer may have too much in his-that's the looks like he does not have the patience. >> what we have to understand as players and coaches is that we have to look to the future also. we're trying to of what they're are a win. we know this is our job to go out there and win. it is not an overnight process and it will take time. the only way that we kemble ford is for us to look to our young guys. >> this guy for the 49ers was fined. he was fine7800 find
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the $780,000 for kicking this guy. he would not be in the lineup when they host miami on sunday. this is good news. this young fellow carried his line drive while the pitcher follow today's had a brain contusion. he underwent surgery and have slow recovery. here is the notice-as he did not give the overall war but he did did the war. he gives it to your contract with arizona with $15.5 million. this is the kind of guy that you want to hit the jackpot. >> friday marked the 71st anniversary of the attack on pearl harbor. for bringing the u.s. into world war two. it was on december 7th 1941 when the surprise attack by
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japanese forces killed about 2400 people. a moment of silence was held in hawaii. followed by a fly over marking the exact time when the bombing began. dignitaries and veterans at this ceremony pledge, that future generations would know about those who get their lives that day. >> and here in the bay area. on cole's one coastguard that trend stated that the prague harbor survivors and others that also gathered those who were killed in the separate one veteran shared his story about living to that date. >> the japanese spent long hours developing that torpedo. they did. >> the local ceremony
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included a 21 gun salute. coming up on kron 4 news weekend. how a boy badly late stage of brain cancer is giving back this holiday season. here is a live look outside in san francisco. we will be right back.
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>> former south african president nelson mandela has been admitted to the hospital. mandela is doing well and there's no cause for alarm. he is in frail health and he has some may public appearances in a few years spirit >> in theaters this weekend, bill murray shows a different side of one of our most famous presidents. and erica eric back in the stars in a casino heist gone wrong. . bvalencia has a pre bill and
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now showing. >> despite having cancer, a bakersfield boy is doing something wonderful he turns 13 next week, and his birthday wish? enough toys to give to all the other children his hospital. >>
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>> this is nathan garcia. he is battling stage for brain cancer. because of that, he has had to put his dream of playing football for usc on hold. but this is not other big dreams. his parents are helping him with those. >> we want to make this happen for him and he has a lot of people will love him and he has a lot of support. we just thought it would be a way for us to give back because we have been so blessed. doctors say that
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the nathan may not have much time left. his family plans to build at the toys that he has collected off to the san francisco children's hospital where he was treated. the toys will also go to local ronald mcdonald house. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend. we are uncovering more information about an all beating teacher accused of molesting a minor. we are also keeping our eye on the weather. here's a live look outside at mount cam.
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>> the morning. for watching kron 4 news weekend. coming up this hour. the president continues to take his views on a middle class tax cut to
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the country. gas prices continued to drop. we will take a look at where they stand this morning. >> he is liven studio with us and he would delay scene and dance of what his life has been like. who knew that we could do this. he is a very talented man and i was also review the new gerard and butler sam. >. >> there is plenty of sunshine here. this puts a frown on our face. this is dense fog outside we're waking up to a cloudy conditions. for that afternoon we are expected to any of sunshine and temperatures will be slightly warmer. it was also been a bit breezy. we
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will get up to about 20 to 30 m.p.h. with the winds. the yellow on the spring states where the dense fog advisor has been issued. it is expected to expire at 11:00 a.m. very last take a look at it right now. >> it has improved for fairfield in concord. down to zero. it has been a chilly start with the mid 30's. mid-40s for daly city. it has been upper 34 fairfield. it is low 60's for the south bay. i will have your full forecast coming up. >> after a few weekends of storm the clouds have cleared. it is expected to be a nice couple of days. we
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want to turn to our solo reporter mike pelton who is at the farmers' market working on his the december 10th. >> it is a very nice more in out here at the farmers' market. the vendors have set up their tents and the customers are coming out to buy vegetables, italian fooled and fruit. the shoppers were not able to do this before because it was raining. this is not the case this morning it is sunny skies and mild conditions along the bay. if people that i spoke with stan is the state did not have to bring their umbrellas. >> i come to the farmers' market ever weight and less with were drenched. the full the so good here. >> rain or sunshine it does not stop me from coming out. >> you concede just how popular this market is.
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there are hundreds of people already out here. if you do not know what you may find. they have christmas trees and i also walked into a friendly disagreement about 8 out a call. it has been a crazy morning and this runs until 2:00 p.m.. to come to a conclusion? >> i want to let people bad check me on that. >> turning to other news unsealed court documents show it troubling picture of a former albany middle school teacher. he is accused of having a sexual relationship with at least one of his former students. a search warrant at jane's izumizakis home and album of guilt among other things, a web camera, camcorder, cell phone, and bank statements. kron 4 urs philippe djegal
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explains what led to izumizaki's arrest and his eventual suicide. the documents stated that the victim's father was made aware of hit his relationship with his daughter. a close friend of the victim told the father about it. he discovered that text messages between his daughter in the teacher from may to september. >> he stated that there were text messages, photos shared throughout the day. the detective stated that some of those were at midnight or past 3:00 a.m. in the morning. the daughter was also listed as a friend to the teacher on his face book page. the father stated that he confronted his daughter and that she stated that she continues scene the teacher after she left the middle school. the victim told her father that they were not
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flirtatious and the teacher kiss and touched her. the victim told police that on three to four occasions the teacher kissed her between may and june at the middle school. the victim described the kisses as being opened mouth and that he used his tongue. they stated that he touched her ovclothing while he kissed her. he killed himself and he was found dead in his car with a suicide note. >> richmond police released sketches of a man who was wanted for kidnapping and sexually assaulting two women. police and he also attempted kidnap a third woman within the past six months. here are the sketches. though the hair styles are different. , police beat believe that it is the same man. officers said the suspect has been attacking women along the
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23rd street corridor. the first attack happened in june. the last two attacks occurred last month. anyone with any information about the suspects to contact the police. a fatal head-on collision in contra costa county takes the lives of a woman and a young boy. this happened friday afternoon. the chp says that is a dense slammed into the truck on brian highway. the truck was traveling about 55 mi. an hour. the driver then solve traffic slow in front of him. the driver stated that before he knew what the car hit his truck head on. the boy was about 8 to 9 years old and he got on the scene. the woman who was driving later died at the hospital. the truck driver was not hurt. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend. a skateboarder is
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hit and killed in concord. we will tell you what happened. here is a live look outside at the james lick freeway in san francisco.
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all you
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>> welcome back. oakland police are investigating the shooting of a person who was an east oakland last night. it happened around midnight. investigators found one victim dead on the scene and the second victim was taken to the hospital. he is in stable condition this morning. there were two suspects were fleeing the scene and they still remain at large. >> in concord police are investigating the death of is skateboarder who was struck by a car. it happened at the intersection of monuments boulevard about 630. the skate border died. they stated that the driver of the car are investigating whether not there was alcohol involved. >> a santa cruz man is
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accused of stealing $500,000. if prosecutors stated that reinhard stole out deposits from people who invested in his company. they stated that he used the money to pay for personal items. he made his first appearance in court on thursday. he was released some $50,000 bond. he is expected to appear in court next month. eeach cow he could expect to spend up to 20 years in prison. >> president obama will talk about the release of the fiscal cliff coming up. janu will have the lead is with our forecast coming up.
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>> we are back. president obama is continuing to push for his middle class tax cut plan. in his weekly me the address, obama accuses house republicans of blocking a bill that would prevent a tax increase on the middle class. the democratic controlled senate has approved a plan. o obamas as a house bill lores rates for the wealthiest americans, instead of raising them as he has proposed. >> this is the only way to put our economy without asking more. this is the only plan that i am willing to sign. >> for the gop, florida senator marco rubio says tax increases will not solve the
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nation's 16 trillion dollar debt. he says the only way to do that is through economic growth and reform of entitlement programs. rubio says that limited government can help restore the middle class. >> be extra careful of side due to the fog. this is a view from our mt. tam and there is fog in the midst of clouds. it is partly cloudy. it is mostly sunny conditions for the afternoon. clear skies are expected for the afternoon. it take a look at the yellow on your spring this is where the dense fog advisory has been issued. this is set to expire about 11:00 a.m.. napa as well as fairfield
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are affected by this dense fog. you can see where this is sitting in the north bay as well as the bay shore area. by 10:00 a.m. we are expected clear skies and it will stay this way for the rest of the after dole. afternos 37 degrees and napa and upper 30's for sunnyvale. that afternoon highs will warm-up to the '60s. it will be 60 degrees for your east bay shore and along the peninsula. 62 degrees is expected for downtown san francisco. there will be plenty of sunshine outside but it will get down to about low 20s. >> for the 7 day around the bay will be plenty of
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sunshine for the work week. on wednesday there may be showers. >> the rain has stopped, but the problems persist. this is especially for the santa cruz mountains. vine hill road is opened again now but only to one lane of traffic. the slide that washed out the road in scotts valley, is the latest on a long list the road repair projects and the list gets longer with each new storm. there is damage to a least 26 different roles. from the summit to the soquel some of them are dating back almost two years ago. we do have $15 million worth of damage on our road and we tried to get insurance and this is a long process and we do have a lot permits to do. we have limited resources but we are
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working for. >> the county is requesting the county and the federal to offer them some type of request even though they were denied. they stated that the solution would be to ask the voters to measurto vote on a bond measure >> a southern california couple accused of killing a retired hercules school teacher pleaded not guilty friday to murder charges. darnell and tabniaw washington are facing felony charges of murder, robbery, burglary and carjacking. the body of the 55 year-old teacher was found in her home in october. police captured a couple and washington state, after officers there spotted the teachers stolen car. the pair is scheduled to return to court in march. san jose
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police have arrested one suspect in a fatal gang motivated shooting which killed a 17 year-old boy. rebecca vailla-nueva is in custody. police say, that the kit was gunned down, on november 30th. detectives believe that she did not act alone in the shooting. >> and the high-tech industry has helped to push the bay area paychecks well above national average. but those same paychecks have also pushed home prices into the stratosphere. if kron4 is a grant lodes reports on a new national survey, which names san francisco and san jose among the least affordable cities in the country. >> orange county is third on the list and connected and fairfield county. san jose
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is in the top six despite a high comedienne in come. real-estate is still too expensive for more than 50% of the residents. >> still ahead on kron 4 news weekend we do have a great weekend ahead. we will take a look at some of the eve vince they're going on around the bay area. here is a live look outside the san mateo bridge.
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>> with the holiday in full swing here is a great way for you to take the family out. >> sampras's go ballet production of the nutcracker is set in our own north bay. this holiday season you can
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experience the beauty of the ballet company. this has been a san francisco tradition since 1940 for its stars to this weekend and placed december 28th. this will be on van ness ave. the tickets start as low as $8 and some of them started $35. this is your casting call for the 2012 dance along. this new show follows as the holiday is hauled off. you and your support in cash and only as are the stars. you may find yourself with the stars like judy garland and marilyn monroe. you should bring your kids to a daytime show
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or just treat yourself to a red carpet premier. this is only this weekend and the gala and close a red carpet premier with cocktails and this is tomorrow at 7:00 p.m.. the tickets are $50. >> in the east bay zoo lights officially turns on the holiday cheer. this is the biggest anti d holiday display. this has a lot of animal theme displays. the santa sleigh also arrives for fall ops. zoo lights is every night through december 31st. you cannot do this on december 24th or december 25th. >> the fourth street
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shopping district celebrates the holiday with live music plus arts and crafts. photos and sing-alongs with santa. parking is free on saturdays and sundays. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend. we will have reaction to the supreme court's decision to hear california's ban on same-sex marriage proposition 8. here is a live look outside at the golden gate bridge.
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>> good morning your is the latest proposition 8. >> the u.s. supreme court review proposition 8, the voters approved ban on same- sex marriage is that the case will be argued early next year. >> it is one simple question of the constitution and the
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protection of same-sex marriage? or is it not? >> uc hastings law professor, rory little saying that the defense of marriage act and reviewing the proposition 8 it will have national implications. these see this as an historic moment. that will allow them to decide every possible solution in the next. >> many believe that kennedy could provide the deciding vote but chief justin, roberts could also be pivotal in the decision. >> chief justices tend to look towards history. kennedy was the vote to affirm the national health care and uphold the mandate. he will go don't go down as roberts, not -- kennedy as
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the deciding vote. the cultural ties seems to have clearly have turned the cultural tide. they are not immune to looking at that. >> id is unlikely that they will take these cases back to back. of the marriage act and the proposition heat case back to back dan kerman, kron 4.
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because. if the supreme court had denied the case. the ban on same sex marriage would have been lifted. andy pugno from 'protect marriage dot com' spoke with kron four about the issue. >> it is amazing that the residents of california have a voted on twice and they both voted twice-to vote in favor of a traditional marriage. however speculators think that it is a leading towards same-sex marriage,. perhaps the will not be the casestay with kron-4 as we continue to follow new developments. gets ready to weigh in on the debate over same-sex
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marriage. >> let us get the forecast with the janu. >> san mateo, partly cloudy conditions and areas of dense fog and low visibility. as for this afternoon, mostly sunny and slightly warmer temperatures compared to yesterday. clear skies and it will be a bit breezy of the higher elevations. taking a look at the yellow is where the dense fog advisory has been issued. that is going to expire at 11:00 a.m. however, zero visibility in napa, santa rosa and redwood city. 1 mi. and concord. if you're going to be driving? allow yourself some extra time. a chilly start. and that fog is dropping those temperatures and with only 36 in santa rosa, 39 degrees in napa. upper 30's and fairfield, pleasanton, and we are
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expecting it to get warmer as if cleavers. 60s later through san francisco, as a- gets clearer. your full forecast coming up in a bit with the chance of showers to marty. >> thank you, john janu. people walking along the embarcadero in san francisco were in for a show friday afternoon. when a man climbed the scaffolding at sky-7 h-d from abc-7-news. police say the man hit someone with a skateboard and kicked another person. up the scaffolding. drivers on the embarcadero were diverted to other streets. police were able to get the suspect to safely climb morning. enoug >> in new york city. one man charged with pushing another to his death on the his head.
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says he didn't mean to kill 58-year-old ki-suck han on monday. in a jailhouse interview, davis said that han had threatened him. and that he was unable to control voices telling him to push the older man into a train. davis also admits he was high on drugs at the time. davis is charged with second >> still ahead, the update from the philippines. they continue to recover from a typhoon. this live look outside from san jose hazy conditions continue. we will be back.... hey, look! a shooting star!
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in the philippines. the president declared a state of national calamity today. the declaration comes in the aftermath of tuesday's emergency funds. nearly six-hundred people were killed. just as many are missing, and thousands are homeless. officials say search and rescue operations are struggling. the typhoon unleashed winds stronger than those of hurricane sandy in october.
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rubble has destroyed homes and landmarks, and many residents are too stunned to fifth help out. >> ipresident obama is asking congress for money on behalf of the states hardest hit by superstorm sandy. president is requesting more in a joint statement, new and new jersey governor chris christie say, the money will help their states rebuild. they also say the money will region from future storms. both governors recently went to washington to lobby >> it has been 71 years since the attack on pearl harbor. bringing the u-s into world war two. coast guard island. gathered to honor those who were killed in the attack that killed about 24-hundred people. the local ceremony included a 21 gun salute. >> what a time to be out watching movies! >> they have to be out there
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because of the academy awards. they're hoping to go home with gold i have some great movies. and movies. gerard butler in playing for keeps..
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the month when jan wahl that- >> andzero dark thirty with kathryn bigelow and those are not coming out for a couple of weeks but first, let me talk about this one there are so many good ones right now. first, let us get rid of playing for keeps. gerard butler is promising but it does not seem to pan out.
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it looks like he's trying to rebuild his relationship with the sun, and his wife but it does not work. and with this--the sun but the soccer mom is confused and they pursue him. with his son...jessica biel.. looking frumpy and kathryn is seatehowzeta jones and uma thurman however dennis quad.. seems like a bit of of a screwball what is right up there?
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>> lincoln, flight, and also some great movies like flight and lincoln will literally take you there. and flight is a remarkable movie. and " to the sessions ". it >> the sessions. it is based on a true story of a man from berkeley. and helen hunt should hopefully be up for best actress. and hitchcock. i've been blessed to bee friends with the the family but helen merrin mirren... is not quite the same as the actual wife of hitchcock but also anthony hopkins. and also " les
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miserables' is singing live .. >> i was wondering about that and i saw the trailer and i was wondering if there are relieved singing. >> yes, they are releasing and you can see hugh jackman. he is so much more than a super hero. and i look forward to les miserable. coming up, peter gallagher is a wonderful actor with a great show and also playing for keeps, please! we meet the charming scottish gorgeous mr. butler as a soccer star who has job in sports broadcasting. unfortunately the soccer moms confuse and pursue him along the way. costars jessica biel, uma thurman, dennis quaid and catherine zeta jones are wasted in this silly, cliched, predictable movie.
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let's take a quick look outside this morning. let's check in with meteorologist ?? for >> hello, the more the president wishes to see me. >> this is a personal side of president dealor roosevelt and laury linny with the king and queen of england. >> do mind if i call you elizabeth? >> no. >> this is based on true events, hyde park on hudson is rated " r ". and this brother and sister mastermind a casino heist that does not go as planned. they go their separate ways to evade police but soon
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find themselves reunited. >> i do not like this plan we should not split up. >> you will follow that path, not your brother. >> they need to make a escape but the 40's, love, danger is rated r. fort " no showing ". >> from the movi to the weather this live look outside. that is walnut creek. the fog continues and very tense and a layer. janu? >> good morning, this is a live look from the san jose camera we are dealing with fog in the south bay. areas of dense fog but mostly sunny for this afternoon and for tuesday, sunny, warm,
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low 60s. and for the mid week we will have a cooling trend kicking and and a chance of showers. taking a look at the yellow, there is a dense fog advisory. that will remain into effect until 11:00 a.m. visibility has been reduced until about 0. still 0, and now, with only 1 mi. and fairfield but still the zeroth in redwood city. still areas being impacted but the fog tracker 4. still, skies will be clearing but plenty of sunshine. it will be similar to yesterday and it will stay clear for most of the day. the fog tracker still showing clear conditions. as for temperatures? this will warming up in napa but still mid 30's in santa rosa, novado, and upper 40's in san francisco. and oakland. low 40's in fairfield, 42
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degrees in sunnyvale. those temperatures are going to warm to the 60s for the across the board. 63 in santa rosa. and 624 downtown san francisco. 60s along the bay shore and for those 62- in downtown and for somsan francisco and for the high country? not any fresh snow expected but some chilly temperatures. your kron 4 7 day around the bay plenty of sunshine and throughout of the workweek at the start your work week. but this front will bring showers not that much precipitation. it will be mainly the cool temperatures from alaska. we will be right back.
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>> large amounts of garbage have become a major issue at san jose. kron 4's stanley roberts shows us the growing problem the amoun >> this isn't easy this is a man made bridge i am trying to cross with a camera, i'm not liking this but it is
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what is this is just one of many crudely designed bridges that allow the homeless to go back and forth >> im more worried about the camera, myself i can take a dunking but this camera >> there are 8 miles of homeless encampments along the coyote creek in san jose what i am about to show you is a small snippet they are all lined along the creek with is a very delicate ecosystem an eco system that is in grave danger this water looks ok but this is what is flowing in it and see that shopping cart there litterly dozens like this the shopping carts are often used as metal nets to catch salmon and other wildlife some encampments have been destroyed by the flood water but others are still intact, this one was built on stilts
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it looks like any camp sight you might see . i had a chat with one of the residents this is dave salcido he use to work for mercury news, i was a san francisco mailer i worked the tribue chronicle it's over with the internets taked over the advertising >> i asked dave about all the trash this is trash left by all the other people they come temporarily and they leave and they leave all their stuff >> dave said that he tries to keep the area clean then he revealed something else nats: you did 10 years in different jails, susanville jamestown, avanol, chino mississippi, and in 1978 he was required to register as sex offender because sot: aw a girl was under the influence of pcp and we were having a party what he told me was to grapic to repeat so let's just say thing got out of hand and is he is still there may be hundreds of parolees living along this 8 mile stretch of coyote creek along with hundreds of tons of garbage and unless there are some f.
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major changes on how we deal with the homeless state wide this is only going to get worse and our delicate ecosystem will suffer the most in san jose stanley roberts kron 4 news we will come back with the top headlines but first, this live look outside. heavenly valley ski resort, a beautiful day in the sierras plenty of snow and sunshine. we will be right back. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. call at&t now to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month
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thanks for watching kron 4 news weekend. >> this teenage cancer patients and help these
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parents are giving back and also this tragic ending of the hoax phone call to kate middleton. >> a little bit of comic relief. those are important stores but we have one of the world's greatest entertainer, peter gallagher. nominated for a tony award and also he will be in the san francisco to tell stories about working with people like peter o'toole. and singing. >> and he has a new show. and also, kevin patterson that has the incredible dickens fair. >> and sounds good but before we go to the news let us look outside and we are looking at walnut creek fiord the fog is starting to lift. >> we can even see the amount tam cam
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>> through the parking this street, that should expire by 11:00 a.m. that cardenas parking thislow visibility expeg in the straits of the carquines but expiring @ 11 show a troubling picture of a former albany middle
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school teacher. he is accused of having a sexual relationship with at least one of his former students. a search warrant at james izumizaki's home in albany among other things, a web camera, camcorder, cell phone, and bank statements. kron four's philippe djegal explains what led to izumizaki's arrest - and his eventual suicide. >> sketches of a man wanted for kidnapping and sexually assaulting two women. police say he also attempted to kidnap a third woman within say that in late september the father was made aware of the relationship with izumizaki by a. of a close friend of the victim. he obtained his cellphone records with thousands of messages between may and september. with photos, videos shared. at all times
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of the day, amid tight, and even 3:00 a.m. amid -- midnight and he was listed as a friend on the facebook fan page. the daughter confirmed the relationship at albany mills school and after she left the school. these text messages were flirtatious and it led it to him and kissing her and touching her. on the three, four occasions at izumizaki caster between may, june at the middle school. the victim described them as open mouth, tons. and that the documents say that they touched the victim over the clothing with open mouth kissing and tongues.. he was found dead alongside the road after a committing
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suicide. >> richmond police assaulting two women and releasing two different police sketch is believed to be the same woman. he also attempted to kidnap a third woman with in the past six months. the past six months. here are the sketches.though the hair style is different, police believe it is the same man. officers say the suspect has been attacking women along the 23rd street corridor. june. the last two attacks occurring last month. anyone with information about the suspect should contact police. >> this fatala fatal head on collision in contra costa county takes young boy. this happened friday afternoon. the c-h-p says a sedan slammed into a big rig on byron highway. the truck was travelling about 55 miles an hour. the driver then saw traffic slow in front of him. >> it was about that time that he noticed the oldsmobile 88 started swerving back and forth and came across the double yellow line and hit the big
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rig, head on. >> the boy. believed to be 8 or 9 years old. was riding in the back seat of the sedan. he died at the scene. the 21 year old female driver from bay point later died at the hospital. the truck driver was not hurt. 4. last night. they remain at large. >> of cambridge, kate middleton apparently took her own life. it happened after that nurse took the prank call from two australian disc jockeys.
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they were pretending to be queen elizabeth who wanted to check on middleton. the nurse put the call through. kron-4's catherine heenan has the story. it happened less than a day after kate middleton left the london hospital where she had been treated for extreme morning sickness. the phone to two d-j's pretending to be queen elizabeth and prince charles - was found dead friday. >> john lofthouse chief exec., king edward vii hospital: >> it is with great sadness that we reported death of our nursing staff. >>catherine: that hoax call was heard around the world. >> radio dj: could i speak with kate please? >>catherine: the hosts of an australian radio show say they never expected the prank call would get anywhere. but it did. jacintha saldanha transferred the call.a different nurse went on to give out confidential information on how the duchess was doing. people were divided on whether the prank was relatively harmless or crossing the line. but no one expected this. the hospital boss claims everyone was supportive of the nurses involved. a royal source says the palace never complained to the hospital. now the radio station's facebook page has been bombarded with angry comments. one saying "blood is on your hands." the d-j's have been taken off the air indefinitely. jacintha saldhanha was a wife and mother of two. a coroner will make the official finding on how she
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died. finally some good news for bay area drivers. catherine , kron 4 news. >> coming up, more changes to the bay bridge. we will explain when we come back and this live look at the golden gate bridge. plenty of sunshine and light traffic. we will be right back. [ crickets chirping ]
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and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] >> oakland police are invstigating the fatal shooting of one person. a second was wounded in a shooting in east oakland last night. it happened around midnight near the intersection of east 16th street and seminary avenue. victim dead at the scene. the second victim was taken in stable condition suspects were seen fleeing the area in a vehicle. >> in concord, police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old skateboarder. he he was struck by a vehicle while skateboarding through a crosswalk friday night.
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it happened at the intersection of monument boulevard and erickson road at about 6:30 last night. the skateboarder died at the john muir medical center in walnut creek. police say the driver is a 21-year-old clayton woman. they are investigating whether alcohol or drugs were a factor in the collision. month. of up to 20 years in prison. >> also, the eastern span of the bridge is expected to get a piece left. it is 9:1 and2 jan wahl is giddy! peter
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>> peter o'toole and i did a
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movie together and ireland. and he would come in in the morning and say, good morning mr. gallagher. peter gallagher will be on the stage, at the venetian room, where he will be singing. how did the singing start? >> the first shows were in high school, then broadway, with open calls. and even " hair ". when my parents came, i was completel nude. but i was sitting i standing at the back of the stage. and also, wit pe patty
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lapone and nathan lane in 'guys and dolls'...
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your kron 4 7 day around the bay there will be cooling trend for the mid week. we will take a quick break and we will be right back.
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a major development in the proposition 8 case. the u-s supreme court agrees to review the voter approved ban on same sex marriage in california. justices will also hear a related case concerning the defense of marriage act.
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kron 4's dan kerman takes a look at what this all means... >> this will be in history as the roberts court, not the kennedy court. to go down in history as the deciding factor. and that tide has turned. it is little that the supreme court voted for proposition
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8 and the marriage act case back to back. we should see a decision sometime by the end of june. dan kerman, kron 4 news. the initial challenge to behalf of two gay couples.. when voters passed proposition 8 in 2008, one bay area couple filed a lawsuit, saying the ban was unconstitutional and discriminatory. today they remain on the frontline, saying they want to continue to fight for equality. >> this is very, very important fight. not just for the sandy and i but also for kids and frankly people that are not going to know that they're going to want this yet. >> the hearing and the month of march and there will prove that it needs to be lifted. on the other side of the aisle of their also happy on friday because the supreme court had denied the case it would have been lifted and from the protect america act puno.. peeks
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out. >> finally, we will have a shot at a fair hearing in front of the supreme court and ultimately we could prevail. it is significant that twice a been able to vote on this and side with a traditional marriage. setting up polling is going towards same-sex marriage. it was leaning and same-sex marriage right until the election. and i do not think that times have changed that much >> stay with us as we continue and new developments as the supreme court gets ready for the debate over same sex marriage. >> let us shift gears and take a look outside. we can see the fog is lifting out of walnut creek. contra costa county, a dense fog advisory. into effect until the 11th and janu? >> good morning, from our mount tam cam. we have been waking up to partly cloudy
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conditions and areas of dense fog. there was a death --a fog advisory-with clearing skies already in santa rosa but still dealing with low visibility
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>> this suspect it was scaling this scaffolding. was finally able to be able to pot down from police. traffic had to be diverted, this was along the embarcadero, yesterday. >> this jailhouse interview they say that they had threatened him and was on able to control the voices of pushing the victim onto the tracks. he is also
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in the philippines. the president declared a state of national calamity today. the declaration comes in the aftermath of tuesday's typhoon. it will free up emergency funds. nearly six-hundred people were killed. just as many are homeless. officials say search and the typhoon unleashed winds stronger than those of hurricane sandy in october. and landmarks, and many president obama is asking congress for money on behalf superstorm sandy. the white house says the
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york governor andrew cuomo and new jersey governor money will help their states recover, repair, and rebuild. be used to protect the region from future storms. >> this patient, at six year-old, bonds to collect toys and donated them to children's hospital. he is fighting brain cancer . >> we have been so... blast. blessed. >> the dickens christmas fare is so much fun we will tell you all about it. so, on back and we will celebrate.
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... >> earlier despite having cancer, a bakersfield boy is doing something wonderful. he turns 13 next week, and his birthday wish? enough toys to give to all the other children in
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his hospital. this is nathan garcia. he's battling stage four brain cancer. because of that, he's had to put his dream of on hold. but it's not stopping dreams. and his parents are helping him with those. have much time left. his family plans to to the san francisco children's hospital where he's being treated.. ..and toys will also go house. local ronald mcdonald house. >> jan: this amazing celebration happens every year, the dickens christmas celebration. everybody can dance and have fun is just amazing. the man who has carried on his mother and father's tradition of the dickens faire is right here with us, kevin, patterson. >> good morning. >> good morning. there's nothing like it. >> there is nothing to describe it you have to understand by going. and to describe the environment when you walk in, the
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lights, the champagne, the moment you arrived. it is like london and the victoria area. 1700 people grant greet you. >> to get there early. you cannot possibly see it in one day it is improvisational theater, and it is different. >> musicals, and all types of crazy musicals but everything that was at that time. everything is very charles dickens. >> these workshops they get together as groups and they rehearsed there is musical bitter, and our mental care, there is a dense, singing -- theater. environmental theater, dance half it makes
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them feel like it is time to celebrate >> and it is a great place to shop, for crops, every type of things, hats, and for arafts.... and the curiosity shops and explorers were doing.. >> these new attractions that also offer a 200 anniversary of charles dickens birth. and this whole of wonder hall of wonder and this classy london as you walk i would call the depth of the lower side of london and it is amazing the dance hall girsl
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and singers and singa a longs. and the versus so you can sing along a miniature verson of london, each is like a craft stage, instead of a craft show...and the food! you learn a lot about the culinary history
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dickensfair.com and thank you for keeping it alive it is at the cow palace. for show, information, and times, go to the website. www.dickensfair.com >> janu: we can see some fog but it is starting to clear. by this midweek, we will see a cooling trend with a chance of showers. the dense fog advisory has been issued. the area indicated by the yellow that will expire by 11:00 a.m. low visibility has also been in
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the issue with napa, towards redwood city. certainly, improvements near santa rosa. taking a look at the fog tracker 4, still hugging the bayshore but that should clear and the next couple of hours. it should stay clear for this evening. the fog tracker 4 is set for 8:00 p.m. with clear skies. we will start to see some finally some warming with 50s in santa rosa. 48 degrees in redwood city. and low temperatures are going to warm up into the low 60s. 60s and san rafeal and also 60s along the bay shore. upper 50s in half moon bay. if you're going to lake tahoe? mostly sunny conditions and cool temperatures. temperatures in the 20's. in the high country. your kron 4 7 day around the bay a cooling
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trend for mid week next week.
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>> as janu mentioned, there's no snow in the forecast but plenty of sunshine. and high-tech cars it used to be the thing of science fiction or high-end luxury cars but now, changes with gabe slate tech report. from ford. >> this new technology that we are seeing is amazing. it typically, these high-tech features are only in really expensive luxury sedans. costs over $60,000 but that
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is all changing. ford is building and some really cool new high-tech features into their affordable cars. and trucks. >> this is the new technology being implemented and 24 vehicles. the keys are a thing of the past. this will work with eight key fob derange. also, the-key fog is in the range, which also with the handsfree killed eight, if it is also in range, the hands free to locat tailgate itl activate the liftgate to opened and it will up to the same to shot in the liftgate. this front panel also will control your gps, and other functions it is like a tablet with a touch screen that offers easier
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and safer and also will double as a rear camera. it is a great way to avoid accidents, red, yellow, green and guides tha wind blowing up. helping. and also, that will help you guide you in and the paralleel parking... with active sensors..will park by itself just slowly use the park brake and in flattalbe seat belts that will help reduce stress ,
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neck and back injuries. gabe slate tech report, on that note we are going to wrap this up. and for all of us think you for joining us and kron 4 news tonight. and tomorrow at 8:00 a.m., have a great night. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone start at $89 a month. now get the same great price for two years. [ female announcer ] switch today and get a total home dvr included,
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